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Fairview Hotel

#6 of 122 Hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Fairview is an amazing place from its green gardens, quality customer service to its unique architecture and variety of delicacies. It a good place to unwind as the cool breeze blows on you. I can't have enough of fairview

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Fairview is usually a nice green getaway right in Nairobi - so it is usually a nice stay. However, this time, I stayed for 5 nights and was quite disappointed. First, I was put in a room by the apartments, 3 locked gates and a road away from the main building. The room was basic, with minimal charm or decoration,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

I stayed for two nights in a business room, the rooms are a good size. The breakfast buffet is varied. The hotel grounds are beautiful and the staff is exemplary. I would stay here again and I'm already booked to to return.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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327 helpful votes 327 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I arrived late in the evening and only noticed the security level (the Israeli Embassy being on the other side of the street, this is probably the most secure place in the city). Check-in was quick and I was up in my room. The client booked an economy room for me. These are really small so the day after, I... More 

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Baltimore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Everything about this hotel is superb - from the choice of on site dinner restaurants to the lovely manicured gardens. Service is at its finest in this hotel and everything is thought of (i.e. breakfast is served until 11am on Sundays to account for a later waking time). The rooms are immaculate, the beds are nice and firm and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My visit here was as brief, as brief can be. Getting to it from JKIA was swift and painless, but then I arrived at 2300 so traffic was not existent. Checking in was efficient and professional. I got a great, clean, fresh, functional and comfortable room with good reception for my phone and strong wifi signal to check my mails.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I was booked into this hotel for on a 2-day business trip, i sure will like to come back someday on a holiday- very nice, neat hotel with a great ambience. Great, helpful staff and very, very nice food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hotel is set in magnificent gardens that give you a sense of home away from home. The customer service is fantastic. I stayed in an economy room which was neat and clean and comfortable. The restaurants are excellent and the gym and swimming pool are great. An added bonus is the free wifi at the hotel. I can definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I love staying at the Fairview. It is small and quiet and relaxing. I always stay here in the beginning and end of my trip. After a lengthy flight from the states and the end of long days in the bush it is a welcome respite and great place to refresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The City of Nairobi is rapidly expanding. The once 'City in the Sun" is challenged. Yet in its traffic jams and skyscrapers, there is serenity. At the Fairview Nairobi. It refuses to go away. Its colonial times homely villas still hold ground. It defies the towers of Capital Hill. It retains its lawns just as they were; 50 years ago.... More 

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